Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in the Industry of Primary Metal Manufacturing

The salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters in the industry of primary metal manufacturing are shown in Table 1 and Table 2. In Table 3 we compare architectural and civil drafters salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual & Hourly Salaries of Architectural and Civil Drafters

Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$81,310
75th Percentile Wage
$66,850
50th Percentile Wage
$47,630
25th Percentile Wage
$42,950
10th Percentile Wage
$40,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the industry of primary metal manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architectural and civil drafters is $81,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent architectural and civil drafters is $40,230.

Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$39.09
75th Percentile Wage
$32.14
50th Percentile Wage
$22.90
25th Percentile Wage
$20.65
10th Percentile Wage
$19.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in the industry of primary metal manufacturing. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architectural and civil drafters is $39.09. The median hourly salary is $22.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.34.

Compare Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of architectural and civil drafters in 24 industries within the manufacturing sector are shown in Table 3. We note that the salary of architectural and civil drafters in the industry of primary metal manufacturing ($47,630) is in the middle range among all industries within the sector of manufacturing. For salary information of architectural and civil drafters in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$68,600
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$62,510
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$60,380
Machinery Manufacturing
$53,170
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$49,710
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$47,630
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$46,040
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$46,040
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$45,170
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$44,640
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$44,260
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$43,200
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$43,160
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$42,960
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$42,910
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$42,630
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$41,960
Wood Product Manufacturing
$41,360
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$40,650
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$40,600
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$40,400
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$38,620
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$36,790
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$36,790

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